High-profile studios pics mingled with small-scale indies as Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" led nominations for the 29th Independent Spirit Awards with seven followed by Paramount Vantage's…
Film Independent Spirit Awards
The 2014 ceremony, honoring the best in independent film, will take place on March 1 in Santa Monica with the broadcast airing that evening on IFC at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Film Independent has selected 10 fellows for its 14th annual Screenwriting Lab, the non-profit that produces the Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Fest announced on Thursday. This year’s honorees…
IFC will air the kudos in the evening after they take place at their familiar tent on the beach in Santa Monica.
Sean Mc Manus has decided to step down as co-president of Film Independent, the organization behind the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival. Mc Manus has been with Film Independent for 15…
Note to Universal: When it comes to ghosts, it would appear audiences prefer the fact-based kind vs. silly spirits being chased by Ryan Reynolds and the Dude. Universal’s $130 million disaster…
Last year's Sundance grand jury winner earned four Oscar noms. "Fruitvale Station" has a different set of hopes.
The Los Angeles Film Festival kicks off Thursday, with Pedro Almodovar's “I'm So Excited!” raising the curtain, and Nat Faxon and Jim Rash's “The Way, Way Back,” bringing it down. In between, the…
For the past four years, the studios have let the blockbusters play themselves out in May, June and July, reserving the first or second weekend in August for femme-targeted pix like "The Help" and…
Cinedigm has a strong multiplatform biz, but indie distribution is a highly competitive arena.
Variance Films and FilmBuff have acquired U.S. rights to sci-fier “The History of Future Folk,” the debut feature from J. Anderson Mitchell and Jeremy Kipp Walker. Variance will release the film in…